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 Meanings and Examples of CONSCIENCE
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conscience
 n.  motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles
Classic Sentence: (199 in 14 pages)
1  "And conscience," added the Bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
2  No one could say that the passage of that soul before his, and the reflection of that grand conscience upon his, did not count for something in his approach to perfection.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
3  The conscience of the just man should be accepted on his word.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
4  That heaven was his conscience.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
5  The moral world has no grander spectacle than this: a troubled and uneasy conscience, which has arrived on the brink of an evil action, contemplating the slumber of the just.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
6  On scrutinizing this light which appeared to his conscience with more attention, he recognized the fact that it possessed a human form and that this torch was the Bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
7  It was one of those moments when he was exercising without control, but subject to all the scruples of a severe conscience, his redoubtable discretionary power.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
8  Madeleine, "the highest law is conscience."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
9  There was not a single spider's web, not a grain of dust, on the glass window of that conscience.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—SISTER SIMPLICE
10  We have already gazed into the depths of this conscience; the moment has now come when we must take another look into it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
11  This voice, feeble at first, and which had proceeded from the most obscure depths of his conscience, had gradually become startling and formidable, and he now heard it in his very ear.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
12  None of the actions of his conscience had been decisive.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
13  It was not the act of his own conscience, but the act of Providence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
14  Let us repeat in addition that Javert had scruples of his own; injunctions of his conscience were added to the injunctions of the prefect.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
15  an elixir the notion of God, to make conscience and science fraternize.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
Example Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
2  A guilty conscience never feels secure.
3  She's got a terribly guilty conscience about it.
4  I have battled with my conscience over whether I should actually send this letter.
5  But he has sustained his fierce social conscience from young adulthood through old age.
6  A bad conscience is a snake in one's heart.
7  She has become the self - appointed guardian of the nation's conscience.
8  He won't let it trouble his conscience.
9  The foundation of true joy is in the conscience.
10  Money is a bottomless sea, in which honour, conscience and truth may be drowned.
11  Reason deceives us often, conscience never.
12  He who has no shame has no conscience.
13  Labour to keep alive in your breast that spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
14  She paid the repair bill as a salve to her conscience.
15  The brave man hazards his life, but not his conscience.